Category: Faith

  • Servant Leadership

    Servant Leadership

    Someone once told me that people don’t really care how much you know but rather how much you care. They then reminded me that when you get in the trenches of life with someone you build true relationship. Over my years of service in various communities as a marketplace minister I have found this to […]

  • Empty Inside

    Empty Inside

    What really matters in the journey of life? As we ponder the question and the flood of answers come to mind. We may fill the blank with family, friends, a social cause, or something else. Take a moment to consider what if what really mattered in this journey is our relationship with God? In the […]

  • Hope while in a Storm

    A New Hope, referencing the Star Wars classic film title. It would seem as though we live in a day when we need to reevaluate who and what we live for in addition to what we believe in. A lot has changed over the past year and a half. We as a people have been […]

  • Be the Church

    Be the Church

    When did Christianity become about church attendance? As if attending church is all we need to successfully navigate life.  Church is more than lights, buildings, services and family traditions. Jesus came to earth, lived the life of a carpenter and modeled what authentic relationship with God and others should look like. He was committed to […]

  • Why so Angry?

    Why so Angry?

    “My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, because human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires.” (James 1:19-20) We live in a day when people just seem unhappy, in an article that Forbes magazine wrote a few […]

  • Hope for difficult times

    “The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor.” Jesus proclamation as recorded by Luke is so profound in that Jesus was stating that Gods hand was on Him to proclaim the good news of salvation and deliverance. So many people in that time […]

  • A Divine Partnership

    A Divine Partnership

    My professor shared this devotional with me and it truly spoke to my heart. I wanted to pass it along to you and I hope it truly ministered to you today. My Spirit and Partnership by Brian Houston , Hillsong Church “I believe in divine partnerships – that God connects people together for Kingdom purposes. Did […]

  • Confident in God

    Confident in God

    “Dear children, continue in him, so that when he appears we may be confident and unashamed before him at his coming” (1 John 2:28) We stand at the beginning of a new year, yes 2018 is here and for some we look at the New Year with joy and expectation meanwhile for others there may be a very […]

  • Whats Left Behind

    Whats Left Behind

    “You shall never fail to have a successor to sit before me on the throne of Israel, if only your descendants are careful in all they do to walk before me faithfully as you have done.” 1 Kings 8:25 Who will build on the legacy that we leave once we are gone? I think this […]

  • Unexpected Acceptance

    Unexpected Acceptance

    It is hard to believe that we are officially in 2018, it appears the Christmas Holiday came and went so quickly. Everyone seemed to be in a rush buying gifts, going to family gatherings and just being busy. As I reflect upon the last few weeks I appreciate a few moments when we slowed down […]